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The Boy In The Bush

By: D. H. Lawrence & M. L. Skinner
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Boy in the Bush" is a novel co-written by D. H. Lawrence and M. L. Skinner. The book tells the story of Jack Grant, a young Englishman who travels to Australia with his wealthy uncle to seek his fortune. After a series of misadventures, Jack is abandoned by his uncle in the Australian bush and left to fend for himself. He is eventually taken in by a family of settlers, the Allens, who become his surrogate family and help him adapt to life in the rugged outback. The novel explores themes of identity, colonialism, and the clash of cultures, as Jack struggles to find his place in this new and unfamiliar world. He also grapples with his feelings for Nellie, the spirited and independent daughter of the Allens, and the conflicts that arise from their different social backgrounds. Lawrence and Skinner's vivid descriptions of the Australian landscape and the harsh realities of life in the bush give the novel a strong sense of place, while the characters' struggles and triumphs make for a compelling and emotional read.

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D. H. Lawrence & M. L. Skinner

D. H. Lawrence and M. L. Skinner were both accomplished writers who collaborated on the novel "The Boy in the Bush". D. H. Lawrence was an English author, poet, and playwright born in 1885. He is best known for his novels "Sons and Lovers", "Women in Love", and "Lady Chatterley's Lover", which were controversial in their time for their frank exploration of sexuality and relationships. Lawrence's writing is often characterized by its vivid descriptions of nature and the human psyche, as well as its critique of modern society. M. L. Skinner, whose full name was Mary Louisa Skinner, was an Australian novelist and playwright born in 1876. She was known for her explorations of Australian identity and culture, and her works often dealt with the complexities of colonialism and race relations. Skinner was also a feminist and an advocate for women's rights, and her writing reflected her political and social beliefs. Together, Lawrence and Skinner created a unique work of literature that combined Lawrence's poetic style and psychological insight with Skinner's intimate knowledge of Australian culture and society. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 327 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 935801931X
  • ISBN-13: 9789358019315
  • Item Weight: 392.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 18.1 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Collections / Australian & Oceanian,Fiction / General,Fiction / Classic